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Become a Nonfiction Super Summarizer!


A Workshop on Summarizing and Retelling: How Does That Go Again? (Ages 7-9)

In this workshop, students will be learning two effective summarizing strategies for fiction using short readings and clips from iconic TV shows and cartoons.
Ben Burge
59 total reviews for this teacher
38 reviews for this class
Completed by 137 learners
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75 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
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Class Experience

Students will improve in their summaries of the characters, setting, and plot of a story.
Learners will need: 1) Paper 2) Pen or Pencil
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will write summaries, which are evaluated with a rubric.
1 hour 15 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
-Teacher will be using video clips from Youtube.  All videos will be screenshared and are age-appropriate.
-If time, teacher will also be screensharing a summarizing Kahoot activity.  Child must have second device ready at the end of class to answer the Kahoot questions onscreen.
Kahoot will be used at the end of class.


Ben BurgeElementary/Middle Grades Teacher and Superhero Enthusiast
59 total reviews
62 completed classes

About Me

Hello!  Glad you decided to take a look at my classes!  

I am excited to return to Outschool after a long hiatus and am very much looking forward to leading you in this journey of learning.  While holding a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature,... 
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